EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We are experts on the journey of aging providing services tailored to the individual to promote independence and stability.

Our employees are rewarded and recognized through:

  • competitive compensation
  • employer-paid (employee only) medical, dental, and vision health insurance
  • employer-paid life, AD&D, and short term disability insurance
  • vacation, sick, and personal paid time off
  • 12-paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • health savings and flexible spending accounts
  • flexible work schedules
  • career development and continuing education
  • 403(b) plan with discretionary 5% employer match
  • new hire referral bonuses
  • quarterly employee retreats
  • recognition programs
  • wellness initiatives
  • monthly bring your dog to work day

We seek experienced professionals with reliable transportation, valid Texas Driver?s License, auto insurance; and, are able to pass criminal history background, motor vehicle driving record, and extensive reference checks. Applicants who share our core values of integrity, stewardship, collaboration, compassion, excellence, passion, and commitment are invited to send resumes and compensation expectations to Human Resources at hr@familyeldercare.org.


Mental Health Counselor, LCSW — Part-Time Opportunity

Updated: October 2019
Job Summary:

The Mental Health Counselor, LCSW provides in-home counseling services to aging and disabled adults in Williamson County.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments to assist older adults and disabled individuals in attaining their maximum functional potential
  • Plan and assess treatment in accordance with professional standards
  • Document relevant facts, findings, and observations about a client’s past and present illnesses, examinations, tests, treatments, and outcomes
  • Maintain client files to include an assessment, impression, diagnosis, and plan of care
  • Provide community education and outreach developed for specific audience
  • Develop new referral sources and maintain positive, professional relationships with established referral sources
  • Complete data gathering, reporting, and program evaluation activities
  • Perform special project as assigned
Education, Skills, and Experience:
  • Masters Degree in Social Work
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Texas.
  • Advanced skills in mental health and functional assessment, clinical treatments and interventions, and evidenced based practices addressing needs of aging adults and caregivers
  • 2-5 years’ counseling experience with aging and disabled adults
  • Non-profit community services industry experience a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus

Care Managers, Guardianship (Travis County Program Expansion)

Updated: October 2019
Job Summary:

The Guardianship Care Manager is a dynamic opportunity to act as medical, financial, and legal decision-maker for vulnerable individuals in our community. Responsible for developing, assessing, facilitating, and monitoring all components of assigned caseload, the Care Manager supports incapacitated adults receiving Guardianship services. This role is unique in its requirements and rewards. Strong interpersonal skills, adaptability, and decisiveness are key to success as a Guardianship Care Manager.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Complete intake paperwork on eligible clients, including assessment with medical and cognitive impressions with assessment of indicators of abuse, neglect and exploitation
  • Establish and maintain client charts and electronic records
  • Establish, monitor, and revise client care plans
  • Make appropriate referrals for services needed to support client
  • Conduct monthly monitoring visits in the home, day habilitation or medical settings
  • Provide guardianship services with continuing assessment of wards to ensure that our wards live in a safe environment, enjoying an optimal quality of life
  • Work in collaboration with estate services in the establishment of budgets, bank accounts, and other services required to manage finances and provide for basic needs
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Supervise volunteers in establishing and maintaining a supportive relationship with ward, and effective monitoring and advocacy
Education, Skills, and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field
  • 2 years of experience in direct client services, case management, and utilizing resources for adults who are elderly, disabled, or victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation
  • Experience working under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude, providing exemplary customer service, and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work independently, effectively respond to changing priorities, and complete assignments
  • Proficient in Microsoft office software applications and Outlook
  • Clear multi-state criminal background and motor vehicle driving record
  • Ability to obtain Texas Guardian Certification within 2 years of hire

Case Manager, Money Management

Updated: October 2019
Job Summary:

Our Case Manager maintains a caseload of 35-40 clients, providing representative payee and/or bill payer services to ensure financial and housing stability.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provide comprehensive case management across the continuum of services; financial, housing, and basic needs
  • Develop and manage client budgets, issuing payments as needed
  • Refer and advocate on community resources needed to support and stabilize clients
  • Partner with the Social Security Administration, local service providers, federal, state, and governmental agencies, creditors, family members, etc.
  • Maintain accurate financial and service records, accessing and reporting requirements, including eligibility/intake paperwork, case notes, individual service plans, financial transactions, income/benefits, and other required program documents
  • Develop and monitor individualized service plans
  • Collaborate with coworkers across programs to provide optimal services and support for caseload
  • Contribute to a professional work environment by staffing cases, addressing program needs, and continuous review of community resources
  • Train, support, and consult with volunteers
  • Perform special projects as assigned
Education, Skills, and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, or related field
  • Two (2) years? case management experience working with special needs populations, adults with disabilities, victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation, homeless adults, and/or aging population
  • Experience developing client budgets and maintaining financial records
  • Knowledge of community services, resources, entitlements, and how to access them
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access) and Outlook email and calendaring features
  • Must have reliable transportation
Competencies:
  • Collaborative and highly effective in a team environment with multiple lines of supervision
  • High initiative; recognize and resolve issues, offer ideas for improvement, follow instructions in completing tasks, and accountability for errors
  • Ability to interact, develop, and maintain productive relationships with clients, families, coworkers, and volunteers
  • Ability to work independently, effectively respond to changing priorities, and complete assignments within required timeframes under minimal supervision
  • Ability to clearly articulate in both verbal and written communications
  • Ability to modify communication methods to meet client needs
  • Highly organized with strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Ability to travel to multiple locations 50% of the time
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Care Attendants – In-Home Care

Updated: October 2019
Job Summary:

Care Attendants work part and full time schedules and are responsible for providing personal care, assisted daily living?support, and/or transportation services to assigned client(s) in our In-Home Care Program.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Initiate conversation and activities with clients
  • Prepare meals, serve client, assist with feeding, and clean up
  • Remind client to take medications and monitor client as they take medication
  • Perform light housekeeping
  • Wash, fold, and put away laundry; iron as needed
  • Change bed linens
  • Provide bathing and grooming support
  • Assist client with toileting and personal hygiene care
  • Assist client with dressing
  • Assist client with transferring from one location to another
  • May supervise exercises prescribed by a therapist or doctor.
  • Transport clients and/or run errands as designated
  • Complete new employee orientation,?job-specific training, and consistently demonstrate required competence
  • Perform special projects as assigned.
Education, Skills, and Experience:
  • High School Diploma
  • One year of experience caring for aging and/or disabled adults in a residential long term care setting
  • Experience delivering exceptional service to teammates/clients/customers
  • Reliable transportation, valid Texas Driver’s License, and auto insurance (if transporting clients)
  • Ability to pass a multi-state criminal background and?motor vehicle driving record (if transporting clients) check
  • Basic skills in MS software applications and electronic timekeeping payroll systems
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus
Competencies:
  • Ability to commute to and from client residences and Rutherford Office
  • Strong desire and commitment to serve the elderly population
  • Maintain a neat and professional appearance while providing services
  • Ability to learn job requirements, follow directions, and accept suggestions
  • Ability to work evenings,?weekends, and Holidays
  • Ability to perform responsibilities associated with client service plans
  • Responsive to client and?caregiver needs
  • Exercise sound judgment while working independently
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow directions written in English
  • Ability to clearly articulate in both verbal and written communications
  • Ability to modify communication methods to meet client needs
  • Highly organized with strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to apply supervision feedback toward enhanced performance
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to safely and successfully per form the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.